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Boom lift power

Energy. The job of servicing a wind turbine is no light business. Woolnorth Wind Farm Holding has recently switched to a new boom lift to do the work, finding reduced maintenance, machine downtime and running costs as a result. The wind farm operator is the first in the country to use the Genie SX-180, putting …

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Therapeutic pool service

Lifestyle. Community members looking to utilise a pool for health needs have the option of accessing the Wyndarra Centre Therapeutic Pool Service. The service is utilised to enhance recovery and rehabilitation and provides a unique environment to maintain health, wellbeing and fitness. It is available to the wider community for individual health needs and at …

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Dance like it’s the ‘50s

Event. An Old Time Family Dance is being held at Marrawah Memorial Hall next month to raise funds for Circular Head’s new pool complex. Patrons are being asked to dress and dance like it’s the ’50s for the evening which will begin with a kids’ disco led by DJ Rodney Edwards followed by more live …

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Kate’s campaign

Health. On any given day, 29-year-old Kate Medwin can endure as many as 100 body spasms and struggle to speak, stand or complete daily living tasks. Whilst on other days her symptoms are not so obvious, a reality that is confusing to both Kate and others. She is not looking for sympathy, rather understanding and to …

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Tidy Town judges in Stanley

Visit. Stanley is set to be judged next week for the Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) national title. National Tidy Town judge Jill Grant, along with state judge Lesley Gardner, will be in Stanley on Monday and Tuesday to meet with locals as part of the award judging process. The popular seaside village was named ‘Tasmanian …

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Gibson Street progress

Works. Planned infrastructure and streetscape upgrades to Gibson Street, Smithton are progressing well. Included in Circular Head Council’s 2016-17 Budget, the $750,000 works will fix the deteriorating condition of the road due to its age as well as include tree planting and streetscape to improve aesthetic. Commencing in September last year, the council worked in …

6 days ago 0

Monster Fair madness

Entertainment. Emmerton Park will host a Monster Fair this weekend with something to capture the attention of all ages. The family friendly fair will host a variety of stalls including trash and treasure, a monster raffle, cakes and produce, craft, handmade furniture created by the community Men’s Shed, hot spuds from Smithton Lions Club, a …

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Photography project

Open. Registrations are now open to residents and visitors to the north west to take part in the Devonport Regional Gallery’s unique community photography project, PORTAL. Now in its third year, the project captures 24 hours of coastal living through lenses. Everyone in the community is eligible to take part. Participants agree to take and …

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Pool plans

Update. Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre’s steering group met earlier this month to discuss pool cost estimates, project timelines and more. Following the preparation of preliminary designs, a detailed quantity surveyor assessment on costs of each part of the complex was prepared. The cost estimate identified a need to find savings for the project. Refinements to …

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